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Dodgers Vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 7/21/2021

Chris Taylor leads the Los Angeles Dodgers (59-37) into a matchup against the San Francisco Giants (59-35) after his two-home run performance in an 8-6 win over the Giants. The Dodgers are moneyline favorites (-170) for this game against the underdog Giants (+150), which begins at 10:10 PM ET on Wednesday. Los Angeles has Julio Urias starting things off, and San Francisco counters Logan Webb.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of July 21, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Webb (SF)
12 – 3 W/L 4 – 3
112.0 IP 56.0
3.78 ERA 3.54
1.060 WHIP 1.250
9.8 K/9 9.6
1.7 BB/9 2.9

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias (12-3) takes the mound first for the Dodgers in his 20th start of the season. He has a 3.78 ERA in 112 innings pitched, with 122 strikeouts.
  • In his last outing on Saturday against the Rockies, the left-hander threw 5 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • He will face a Giants offense that ranks eighth in the league with 463 total runs scored while batting .245 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .436 slugging percentage (fifth in MLB play) and has hit a total of 142 home runs (first in the league).
  • The Dodgers have been the moneyline favorite in 18 of Urías’ starts this season, and they went 15-3 in those games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Donovan Solano 15 .267 4 1 3 .267 .734
Mike Yastrzemski 14 .214 3 0 1 .353 .710
Buster Posey 12 .333 4 0 0 .467 .967
Wilmer Flores 10 .400 4 0 1 .455 .855
Austin Slater 8 .375 3 1 2 .444 1.194
Darin Ruf 8 .375 3 0 1 .444 .944
Steven Duggar 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.000
Mike Tauchman 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Curt Casali 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alex Dickerson 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Giants Probable Starter Logan Webb

  • The Giants’ Webb (4-3) will make his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed five hits in four innings against the Cardinals.
  • The Dodgers have scored 510 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB. They are batting .245 for the campaign with 135 home runs, fourth in the league.
  • His team has been victorious in 62.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 5-3.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 21, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Webb

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Cody Bellinger 9 .222 2 0 1 .222 .555
Max Muncy 7 .286 2 1 1 .444 1.158
Chris Taylor 7 .286 2 0 0 .286 .572
Justin Turner 5 .600 3 0 2 .667 1.867
Mookie Betts 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Matt Beaty 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Barnes 3 .667 2 0 2 .750 1.750
Zach McKinstry 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Will Smith 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Albert Pujols 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers’ offense is averaging 5.3 runs in home games while scoring 5.3 per game away from Dodger Stadium.
  • The Dodgers are the second-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 5.3 runs per game (510 total).
  • The Dodgers are 59-34 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 63.4% of those games).
  • Los Angeles is 40-16 (winning 71.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -170 or shorter.
  • In the 96 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Los Angeles, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 45 times (45-46-5).
  • Los Angeles was favored on the moneyline for each of its last 10 games, and went 6-4 in those matchups.

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Giants Betting Trends

  • The Giants have scored the eighth-most runs in the league this season with 463.
  • They’ve scored 4.8 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 5.0 at home.
  • The Giants have been underdogs in 41 games this season and won 22 (53.7%) of those contests.
  • San Francisco has a record of 4-2 when they’re set as an underdog of +150 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 45 of their 94 games with a total this season.
  • San Francisco has played as the underdog in three of its past 10 games and has gone 2-1 in those contests.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Justin Turner leads the Dodgers with a .302 batting average.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Turner’s 98 hits rank 20th, his .302 AVG ranks 11th, and his .391 OBP ranks sixth.
  • Max Muncy’s 22 home runs and 59 RBI both pace his team.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Muncy ranks 10th in HR (22), 20th in RBI (59), and third in OBP (.410).

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 324 .302 55 17 55 .391 .900
Mookie Betts 315 .267 63 14 40 .368 .866
Chris Taylor 313 .275 68 13 52 .375 .845
Max Muncy 276 .275 58 22 59 .410 .986
Will Smith 242 .264 40 12 42 .365 .840
A.J. Pollock 216 .278 31 13 34 .330 .853
Matt Beaty 145 .262 26 4 29 .355 .734
Zach McKinstry 141 .241 19 7 29 .288 .742
Cody Bellinger 137 .161 22 4 19 .278 .548
Austin Barnes 134 .209 17 3 16 .316 .644

Giants Players to Watch

  • Buster Posey has been key for San Francisco with 69 hits, an OBP of .414 plus a slugging percentage of .555.
  • Mike Yastrzemski leads San Francisco in home runs (15) and runs batted in (40) this season while batting .236.
  • Yastrzemski ranks outside of the top 20 in hits, average and OBP among qualified hitters in the majors.

Giants Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Yastrzemski 276 .236 47 15 40 .327 .813
Wilmer Flores 240 .250 37 10 31 .328 .753
Dónovan Solano 223 .269 25 3 21 .321 .680
Buster Posey 209 .330 38 13 30 .414 .969
Austin Slater 193 .223 23 9 23 .296 .690
Alex Dickerson 184 .234 23 9 26 .305 .729
Steven Duggar 178 .275 32 6 26 .345 .806
Mike Tauchman 148 .176 19 4 15 .287 .571
LaMonte Wade Jr 127 .252 21 9 21 .347 .867
Darin Ruf 125 .256 27 10 23 .377 .929

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